John O'Reilly


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Editor, Composer
Company Name
Alfred Music

John O’Reilly is the composer and editor whose musical career spanned educational and textbook materials to movie scores and classical works.  He was published by Shawnee Press and G. Schirmer before working with Alfred Publishing full time.  He became Editor-in-Chief and had a hand in many of the company’s educational programs beginning in 1973.  He later became Executive Vice President for Alfred, where he worked with Sandy Feldstein and Morty and Iris Manus.